Category Archives: 1940s

  • Donald Osborne returns to Cars Yeah! - I had the privilege of returning to Mark Greene’s terrific podcast program ‘Cars Yeah‘ this week, chatting about my book, ‘Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style : A Romance of Fins and Chrome‘. You can hear the interview here.  It’s the second time I’ve sat down with Mark and it’s always a pleasure to chat with […]
  • Stile Transatlantico, Transatlantic Style, Donald Osborne, Michael Furman, Coachbuilt Press, Italian style, vintage Italian cars, Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Cisitalia, Virgil Exner, Harley Earl, Giovanni Savonuzzi, Pinin Farina, Ghia Petrolicious Praise for ‘Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style’ - Just in time for Holiday gifting, or simply to remind you that any time of the year is the right time to treat yourself, the website Petrolicious.com selected the “4 Books We Fell in Love With This December”. Needless to say we’re over the moon that one of them is ‘Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style […]
  • TAS Book_FINAL_Page_004 Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style – A Romance of Fins and Chrome Book Signing - Come and meet Donald Osborne, featured on CNBC’s ‘Jay Leno’s Garage’ in ‘Assess & Caress with Donald Osborne’ as he signs his new book, ‘Stile Transatlantico / Transatlantic Style- A Romance of Fins and Chrome’ with photographs by Michael Furman at Autobooks-Aerobooks in Burbank, CA. He will be there Saturday, September 17 from 10am to […]
  • "826 cubic inches coming through!" I Join Jay Leno’s New Weekly CNBC Primetime Show- Starting October 7th, 10pm ET/PT - CBNC Jay Leno’s Garage I am very excited to announce my return to television in a terrific project. Jay Leno was invited by CNBC to expand the concept pioneered in his Emmy Award-winning web series to a full 1-hour primetime broadcast show. ‘Jay Leno’s Garage’ comes to CNBC on Thursday, October 7th at 10pm ET/PT […]
  • Marshall Plan, WWII, Italy, Lancia, Alfa Romeo Gianni Lancia, 1924- 2014, An Update- Politics & Money- Is Anything New? -   Niels Jonassen is a fine writer from Denmark, the author of a marvelous book titled “Lancia Aurelia in Detail: GT, Spider, Convertible & Saloon“, published by Herridge & Sons, Ltd. Niels read my post on the death of Gianni Lancia and shared this on the story of Gianni’s supposed Communist ties:  “Before I wrote […]
  • Alfa Romeo, 6C2500, Pinin Farina, Mille Miglia Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Makes Yet Another Very Good Day At Work - I love what I do- to be blessed enough to spend my days (and nights) surrounded by and thinking of great cars is one thing.  But to be able to share the joy of a very special car with a friend is even better. As reported earlier on this site, a very good friend and […]
  • 6Con MM Why I Love What I Do, Paris 2014 Edition - While I have always included purchase and selling consulting as a part of my professional offering, I find myself offering this service more and more often, especially as connected with my regular travels to Europe. During my my recent trip to Retromobile, I had a very rewarding consulting assignment.  I purchased on behalf of a […]
  • Ferrari Transporter Supporting Acts Making a Move to Center Stage - NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 2011 MILLION-DOLLAR Duesenbergs and vintage Italian racecars crossing the auction block will hardly be surprising sights at the sales scheduled to take place in conjunction with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Élégance on the Monterey Peninsula of California next month. But a Fiat Tipo 682 in attendance — a commercial truck, […]

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